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Dennis gets the victory and gets a little closer to the title

Dennis gets the victory and gets a little closer to the title

the second race of the weekend in Rome it was not going to be as rough than the first, but she was not short of emotion. Dennis was leading to Italy, but Nick Cassidy passed him after finishing second in Saturday’s race. Nevertheless, on Sunday things were going to change once again. Evans abandoned after hitting Cassidy who finished in 13th position in this way, and with the victory of Jake Dennis, the British driver will have a difference of 24 points in the last round of racing which will take place in London.

Norman Nato finished in second position after completing a great race, and in this way he gave Nissan a unique joy, since his teammate was in the last positions of the grid. The podium was completed by Sam Bird. The Spanish Roberto Merhi ended up retiring after going into the pits on lap number 13. His team, Mahindra, completed a day to forget with the abandonment of Lucas di Grassi.

An accident that will demarcate the future of the championship

In the first two laps Dennis and Cassidy held position and Evans passed Nato. The pilots located in the upper zone of the classification had as their main premise in these first laps not to risk, and thus, not to jeopardize the fight for the championship. However, New Zealand Jaguar driver lost control of his car for a pothole and he took Cassidy ahead. Thus, Mitch Evans had to drop out of the race and lost some vital points ahead of the championship.

The Safety Car came out and he went away on lap 4, when Dennis led the field ahead of Nato. The Frenchman was torn off a endplate front wingsomething that took advantage Sam Bird to overtake him. But the Frenchman did not lose too much performance and when the moment of the attack mode began he entered a battle with Sam Bird and Sebastien Buemi for the podium placeswhile Dennis remained in the lead.

Bird lost the position with Nato and did not win it back despite having more energy in the final laps than the Nissan driver. Finally, the difference was 0.5 tenths between the two. The new leader and race winner led them both by more than 3 seconds. The next and last ePrix will be in London (July 29 and 30), where Jake Dennis will defend a difference of 24 points with respect to Nick Cassidy. This Formula E championship will be decided on British soil.

General classification of Formula E.

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